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"The Old Man and the Sea" by Aleksandr Petrov


"The Old Man and the Sea" (Старик и море) is a 1999 paint-on-glass-animated short film directed by Aleksandr Petrov, based on the novel of the same name by Ernest Hemingway. The film won many awards, including the Academy Award for Animated Short Film. Work on the film took place in Montreal over a period of two and a half years and was funded by an assortment of Canadian, Russian and Japanese companies. French and English-language soundtracks to the film were released concurrently. It was the first animated film to be released in IMAX. (Source: Wikipedia)

The Pascal Blais Studio (Montreal, Quebec) was one of the main funders of 'The Old Man and the Sea" and they continue to work with Aleksandr Petrov.

Animated Short Film
1999
20 minutes





Studio Pascal Blais - The Making Of "The Old Man & the Sea" - Excerpt from Pascal Blais Animation Studio on Vimeo.









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